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New Manchester facility brings solar jobs to the state’s growing clean energy economy
Governor Hassan on Hand to Celebrate SolarCity’s First New Hampshire Operations Center
Sep 09, 2015

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY), America’s #1 solar power provider, is expanding its New Hampshire presence with a new, 26,000 square foot operations center in Manchester. Governor Maggie Hassan, Mayor Ted Gatsas, Councilor Chris Pappas, and other state and local officials joined SolarCity staff to cut the ribbon at the new facility today. The Manchester operations center is SolarCity’s first in the state, and the company expects more than 75 jobs there when fully staffed.

“On behalf of the people of New Hampshire, I am proud to welcome SolarCity to the Granite State,” Governor Hassan said. “SolarCity’s decision to open this facility in New Hampshire reinforces that our tax-friendly environment, small and responsive state government, highly skilled workforce and high quality of life make the Granite State attractive for growing businesses. SolarCity will help encourage energy efficiency and diversification in our growing clean energy sector, which will help reduce costs for ratepayers, create jobs and decrease harmful emissions that lead to climate change.”

SolarCity, which launched New Hampshire service in the spring, makes it possible for many New Hampshire homeowners to install solar with no upfront cost and pay as much as 20 percent less by going solar than they pay for utility power, with installation, production guarantee and monitoring included. SolarCity also offers customers the option to purchase upfront.

The new SolarCity operations center creates new solar jobs for the state. With more than 40 staff already in place, the company is actively hiring for open positions in sales, installation and related roles. SolarCity already employs over 1,000 employees in New England who serve Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. The company will service residential and commercial customers as far north as Concord and Laconia, as far west as Keene and the entire Southeastern part of the state including Portsmouth and Nashua from the location.

Candidates interested in employment opportunities in New Hampshire can review available positions and contact SolarCity directly via its online jobs form at www.solarcity.com/jobs.

New Hampshire homeowners interested in SolarCity's services may visit SolarCity online at www.solarcity.com/residential/states/new-hampshire-solar or contact the company directly at 1-888-SOL-CITY (1-888-765-2489) for a free, no-obligation solar consultation.

SolarCity is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 

This release contains forward-looking statements including, but not limited to, statements regarding future hiring and company expansion, and customer cost savings. Forward-looking statements should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of the times at, or by, which such performance or results will be achieved, if at all. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those expressed in or suggested by the forward looking statements. You should read the section entitled "Risk Factors" in SolarCity's most recent quarterly report on Form 10-Q, which has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and identifies certain of these and additional risks and uncertainties. We do not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.

About SolarCity
SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY) provides clean energy. The company has disrupted the century-old energy industry by providing renewable electricity directly to homeowners, businesses and government organizations for less than they spend on utility bills. SolarCity gives customers control of their energy costs to protect them from rising rates. The company makes solar energy easy by taking care of everything from design and permitting to monitoring and maintenance. Visit the company online at www.solarcity.com and follow the company on Facebook & Twitter.